Pediatric Gastroenterologist

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty


Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks 1 BE/BC Pediatric Gastroenterologist to join 9 faculty and 4 advanced nurse practitioners in expanding the academic and clinical mission of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology. The position is fixed term at the Assistant Professor level (Please page 15 of FinalSOMAPTGuidelines2020.pdf ( Exceptional individuals interested in building outstanding clinical programs are particularly encouraged to apply.

The primary outpatient practice location for this position is Pediatric Specialists of Cone Health in Greensboro, North Carolina (Pediatric Specialists at Wendover Ave. | Cone Health). The successful candidate joins two other UNC faculty who see patients at this location. Cone Health is the primary training site for UNC pediatric residents whose career interest is primary care (Moses Cone Health System | PEDIATRIC EDUCATION ( UNC Pediatric GI faculty is consulted from time to time on inpatients at Cone Health. Cone Health reimburses mileage traveled to and from place of residence based on standard rates.

On call responsibilities are discharged at The North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Our GI team carries an average inpatient census of 6-7 complex patients with a variety of gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic disorders. The inpatient team also sees hospital consults (about 5-7 on average per week). The on-call physician works closely with our fellows and residents. The number of on-call weeks is divided among faculty depending on percent clinical full time equivalent. A total of 6-7 weeks on call per year is anticipated for full clinical faculty. The on-call physician does not have assigned outpatient clinical time.

Our hospital yearly serves more than 70,000 children from all 100 North Carolina counties for over 200,000 visits for diagnosis and treatment. This family-focused hospital serves as the primary teaching facility for UNC pediatric residents. The pediatric inpatient service has an 88-bed capacity and 5,900 surgical and pediatric admissions each year. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has a 20 bed capacity, and the Newborn Critical Care Center has a 58-bed capacity with approximately 850 admissions yearly.

The Chapel Hill area offers outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and beautiful surroundings.

Educational Requirements:

MD or DO and board certified/eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, teaching, and academic scholarship. Diagnostic endoscopic skills are required.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time